Study area for the Stage 3 LRT extension to Barrhaven.
Dates & Times
Wednesday, October 30, 2019,
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Nepean Sportsplex, Richmond Ballroom - Entrance #4
1701 Woodroffe Ave
Presentation at 7 pm.
The City of Ottawa has initiated the Barrhaven Light Rail Transit (Baseline Station to Barrhaven Town Centre) and Rail Grade-Separations Planning and Environmental Assessment (EA) Study to develop a Recommended Plan for the extension of a Light Rail Transit (LRT) facility from Baseline Station to Barrhaven Town Centre, as well as the grade-separations of Woodroffe Avenue, Southwest Transitway and Fallowfield Road where these corridors cross the VIA Rail line.
The EA study is being conducted in accordance with the Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP) Ontario Regulation 231⁄08 in accordance with the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. The EA process will involve developing and evaluating alternatives, leading to a Recommended Plan in consideration of the surrounding environmental (social, natural, physical and economic) conditions.
There will be ongoing public consultation activities during the course of the study. This first open house will provide:
- An overview of the study objectives, need and opportunities, existing conditions and study progress to date
- Design options for the LRT alignment from Baseline Station to the Nepean Sportsplex,
- A preliminary plan to convert the Southwest Transitway to LRT from the Nepean Sportsplex to Barrhaven Town Centre including rail grade-separations of Woodroffe Avenue, Southwest Transitway and Fallowfield Road, and
- Next steps
Your participation in the open house is an important component of the study where you can discuss the project with the study team and provide feedback. Interested persons can provide comments throughout the EA Study. Any comments received will be collected under the Environmental Assessment Act and, with the exception of personal information, will become part of the public record.
Accessibility is an important consideration for the City of Ottawa. If you require special accommodation, please call or email the City of Ottawa Project Manager before the event.